Stanley William Turrentine was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He began his career playing R&B for Earl Bostic and later soul jazz recording for the Blue Note label from 1960, touched on jazz fusion during a stint on CTI in the 1970s. He was described by critic Steve Huey as "renowned for his distinctively thick, rippling tone [and] earthy grounding in the blues." Turrentine was married to organist Shirley Scott in the 1960s, with whom he frequently... Read More
|Born||April 5, 1934
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||September 12, 2000 (aged 66)
New York City
|Genres||Jazz, soul jazz|